Tuesday, March 5, 2013

New Legwarmers and Eco Kids

Although I am a beginner when it comes to knitting, I do so enjoy a beautiful skein of handspun, hand-dyed yarn.  I chose purple with both of my girls in mind, and when Ana discovered that I had decided to make leg warmers, she claimed them.  This has been my favorite project so far, and somewhere near the end of the first legwarmer, I finally got the hand of my knit and purl stictches.  I love those "A-ha moments," and these legwarmers were mine for knitting.  I'm just glad that my girl likes them just as much as I do!
Legwarmers from handspun handdyed yarn

If you would like to make your own adorable set, the pattern is here.


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  1. I loved your leg warmers so much! Have a nice week!

  2. Super cute legwarmers! Thanks for hosting!

    1. Thanks for linking up! It's nice to have you, and I just looooove legwarmers- They remind me of when I was little!

  3. That wool photo has made me go weak at the knees! I might have to knit some legwarmers.

    1. It's so nice to knit with natural fiber. It makes me want a sheep. Too bad I live in the suburbs!

  4. The legwarmers are soooo cute! I love that yarn. I think little kids in legwarmers is the most adorable thing ever!